The American Pet Products Association recently released its latest pet industry spending numbers and reports that we spent a record-breaking $72.56 billion on our pets in 2018, up $3 billion from the 2017 figures. The survey found that millennial pet owners are driving the spending, with their willingness to pay more than previous generations for … Continue reading Spending on US Pets Reaches All-Time High in 2018
This Easter marks the first year a new California animal welfare law designed to protect rabbits goes into effect. California is the first state in the US to ban live rabbit sales at pet stores—an effort to cut back on the number of rabbits that are either abandoned, surrendered to shelters, or euthanized after Easter. … Continue reading California Bans “Easter Bunny” Sales in New Animal Welfare Law
April 11th is National Pet Day, a great time to celebrate our pets...and to raise awareness about the many dogs, cats, and other animals waiting for their new forever families in shelters right now! Pictured above is recent FACE Success Story Pup, a 9 year old Staffordshire Bull Terrier diagnosed with intervertebral disc disease (IVDD). … Continue reading Happy National Pet Day!
Back in January, the San Diego Humane Society took part in a large-scale rescue operation of 84 cockatiels from a one-bedroom apartment. The rescue made the news and many interested adopters began contacting San Diego Humane about the birds. The cockatiels spent several weeks at the Humane Society receiving lots of TLC and were ready … Continue reading San Diego Humane Adopts Out 84 Cockatiels Rescued from Hoarding Situation
The San Diego Humane Society is sharing a heartwarming story about the incredible journey of a Bengal cat named Mufasa. Five years ago, Mufasa was a kitten, living with his owners in Yuma Arizona. He went missing and his owners never gave up hope that they would find him again. Fast-forward five years to the … Continue reading San Diego Humane Society Shares Lost Cat Story with a Happy Ending